"Disruption & Diversity in Technology"

By Keitt Media Agency (other events)

Tuesday, May 2 2017 12:00 PM 6:00 PM

                          In celebration of Philly Tech Week 2017 AND Presented by Comcast 


Accelerate PHL partners with community, educational, and professional institutions and organizations to discover essential components to stimulate connection and provide resources.


This event will bring together electrifying speakers and dynamic panels filled with thought leaders, innovators and disruptors in Technology up close and personal having conversation and providing tools that will be life changing. The "Disruption & Diversity in Technology" conference will cover Entrepreneurship, Education, Job opportunity, Gender equality, and Art/Entertainment in technology.


About AcceletratePHL is designed to bring you in the room with Entrepreneurs, Thought leaders and Universities to create dialogue on how to actualize acceleration in education, development, economic stability, innovation, inspiration, technology and transform our daily lives.

AcceleratePHL started in Philadelphia by exposing the urgency of establishing stronger tools, attracting talent, building a more-defined pathway for entrepreneurs and new ventures that is critical for Acceleration in every industry.  

AcceletratePHL commissions strategic and unique partnerships alongside community, educational, professional institutions and organizations to discover essential components to stimulate connection to resources and yield a platform for entrepreneurs to exceptionally succeed and contribute employment. 

The Day-long "Disruption & Diversity in Technology" Conference will culminate in a fireside chat with notable tech entrepreneurs Earl Pace and Rodney Williams immediately followed by networking to end our night:  The evening will be an artsy, eclectic and interactive experience to facilitate social networking.                     

                                             Preliminary Agenda:

                         12:00pm -1:30pm HR and Recruiting Resources

Rapid fire Q and A and information dump on business inroads with leading experts, Sulaiman Rahman, Mylena Sutton and moderated by Resagna Pulapaka. This is an opportunity to discuss information about recruiting, staffing and information on working with your company's personnel.

                                                         Break for Interactive Networking

                                 1:45pm - 2:15pm Shared Economy

Today we see growing examples of innovation in shared economy such as, Uber, Airbnb and Wework. Now people can become entrepreneurs in unique ways with different outlets to connect with people throughout the world. Learn how to utilize some of these tools in technology to grow and establish your company. Moderated by financial expert, Andrea Jack.

                                                        Break for Interactive Networking

                                    3:00pm - 4:00pm Womens Panel

Examine the strides that women are taking in business and technology from entrepreneur, Dr. Brandi and digital sales expert, Nap Chan. This is a great opportunity to discuss other steps women can be taking to have a bigger presence and  make a bigger impact in these fields. Moderated by Frann McNeal

                                                      Break for Interactive Networking                  

               5:00pm - 6:00pm Fireside Chat "Disrupting the Status Quo"

How do you change the way you think about business? How do you catch up to a constantly changing market? How can you utilize new technologies to grow your company? In today’s world these are the questions that people should be asking in business and technology and these will be the bases of dialogue with Rodney Williams, the CEO and Co-Founder of LISNR, one of the most disruptive companies in the the world of mobile connectivity.

                                                      Break for Interactive Networking

                  5:30pm - 6:00pm Art & Entertainment Interactive Panel

Art and technology constantly work together in today’s world.  Look deeper into art and entertainment as it pertains to technology. What technologies are utilized to create art and entertainment? This panel gives you a chance to investigate entertainment instead of just enjoying it.

                          6:00 - 8:30pm Interactive Social Networking



Each Paid Event includes:

  • Food 
  • Interactive networking
  • Free access to an evening social networking hour.
  • You have the option to purchase the full day ticket to all panels for one flat price or pick the individual sessions that you would like to attend. 


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